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Pastor Billy Washington

 

Pastor Billy Washington was born in Fort Worth, Texas where he currently resides.  His Christian conversion took place at his home. Ten months later, he accepted his call to the preaching ministry. He then met his wife, First Lady JoAnn Washington, and the two have been married for over 40 years.  Pastor Washington is the proud father of two children, Billy Ray Washington II and Rayann Washington-Chaffin.

 

Pastor Washington graduated from Trimble Tech High School, and attended college at Texas Southern University in Houston, TX.  He received his degree from Southern Bible Institute in Dallas, Texas, and a Bachelors of Arts from Trinity Valley Baptist College in Kennedale, Texas. Pastor Washington attended Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, and transferred to Dallas Baptist University where he received his Bachelor’s Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies, and a Masters in Educational Counseling.

 

For 10 years, Pastor Washington pastored the Rose of Sharon church, from 1987 until 1997.  He worked in the educational field for  15 years. He  retired from the educational field as an educational counselor in 2014.

 

  He has been given an important mission, “to save souls.”